never the twain shall meet

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Definition of never the twain shall meet

used to say that two things, places, etc., are very different and can never be brought together or made similarAs far as he's concerned, work is work, family life is family life, and never the twain shall meet.

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“Never the twain shall meet.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/never%20the%20twain%20shall%20meet. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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